Weekly Lessons

Divre Torah Given on Shabbat Mornings

Parshat Vayikra


Strategy Versus Tactic

On Shabbat Zachor, we bring out two Sifrei Torah (Torah scrolls). From the first, we read the weekly Parasha and from the second we read Parashat Zachor. In Parashat Zachor, we read the verse…

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Parshat Vayakhel


Discipline is a Refining Fire

Discipline is the refining fire by which talent becomes ability. We must all suffer one of two things: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret or disappointment….

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Parshat Pekude


The Motif of One-Third (1/3) in Judaism

The Gemara in the tractate Minchot (Offerings) on page 43 describes how Rabbi Eliezer, son of Yaacov, said: every person who wears Tefillin on his head and upon his arm, and fixes a Mezuzah at…

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